No, counsellors are usually qualified to be able to deal with clinically diagnosed conditions such as clinical depression, PTSD, etc. I can work with you if you suffer any condition to help you alleviate symptoms and assist in your recovery.
Intervention is the short answer and I assist you in working through obstacles in your life that are preventing you from moving forward, whether you know what the issue is when we meet or not.
I have a wealth of knowledge in a number of fields - physical and mental health and fitness to name a couple and I have training that has enhanced my innate skills to help people get where they need to go in life.
I believe the most powerful part of our being is the mind. If we retrain ourselves to be positive we will look for the positive and become more positive. Unfortunately, the opposite is true also. Once negative it is still possible to change yourself to a positive mindset.
All of us are unique so it is difficult to gauge how long treatment will take. It depends on the circumstances, personality and task completion. If all is done as it should be, there is a chance of improvement within a matter of sessions.